The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 63
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
GSM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 107 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.84% 20.70% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 49 102 63
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,000 £18,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

GSM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region.

GSM Salary Trend in Lancashire